The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023


Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Tenzin Tsundue

Poet, Writer, & Activist, India/Tibet

Tenzin Tsundue studied literature and philosophy at the universities of Madras and Bombay. The award-winning writer has four books to his credit which have been translated into fifteen languages. Some of his work has been anthologised and is being taught as part of the curriculum in universities in India and abroad. His writing has inspired movies, plays and books. His book of poetry, Kora, sold over 50,000 copies and runs into 14th editions. He has been jailed several times for his protest actions for the cause of Tibet.



  • 28th October
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Exploring self, belonging, and displacement through verse
Kirli Saunders, Tenzin Tsundue
Chair: Tess Joseph


  • 28th October
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Books that made me a writer
Briohny Doyle, Elena Medel, Tenzin Tsundue
Chair: Michelle Philip
Presented by: Godrej

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